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Address: Memphis | Mit Rahina Village, Cairo, Egypt
Description: This massive statue carved in limestone is more than 33 feet long and is...
This massive statue carved in limestone is more than 33 feet long and is located in the museum built to protect it.
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Part of the Memphis Museum and located in a partially enclosed area. From an observation deck you will struggle to get the entire statue into the framing of your camera. You... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 19, 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Part of the Memphis Museum and located in a partially enclosed area. From an observation deck you will struggle to get the entire statue into the framing of your camera. You will be able to walk above and at eye level of the statue. There is not much English or history on the subject displayed so a good guide or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

This is one of the main attractions of the Pharaohs culture. I think it's a standard attraction spot on any tourist's itinerary. And I think it is really, really worth the effort. Satisfaction guaranteed on this one.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

Unfinished, without feet and laying prone, the detail and finished work on this statue is incredible.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2009

The outdoor museum at Memphis is basically a sculpture garden that showcases thirty or so figures, some architectural fragments, columns, and other stonework excavated at nearby sites. Memphis was the ancient capital city of the Old Kingdom, but there is little left to see here today. The dig sites are marshy in many cases because the Nile river bed is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2008

Memphis is a rural farming town and very poor. It is very difficult to believe that Memphis was once the Capital of Egypt (1700 BC - 1500BC). There are many treasures remaining buried in Memphis and the government has begun to purchase land ready for excavation. The main thing to see is the museum, which is home to 29 pieces... More 

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